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Arturia TUBE-STA Vacuum Tube Compressor Effect Plug-In

$9900
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Description

Arturia TUBE-STA Vacuum Tube Compressor Effect Plug-In.

Introducing the Arturia TUBE-STA: A Powerful Plugin for Vintage Compressor Lovers

The legendary Gates' STA-Level, a vacuum-tube powered compressor that delivered studio magic to bass and vocals since the 1950s, has been reimagined as a software effect. The Arturia TUBE-STA is an authentic recreation of the all-American valve-drawn compressor that was once a staple in early broadcast and recording studios.

With its dynamic performance, vintage tone, and simple controls, the TUBE-STA plugin is a must-have for modern producers who desire the warmth and tube-tone of the golden age of compressors. The original Gates® compressor had a quirky non-linear attack and release, which made it easy to use with almost any input. Its fantastic, harmonically rich sound, simple controls, and forgiving nature made it a favorite with radio and studio engineers.

With Arturia’s TAE® modelling technology, the TUBE-STA plugin has been faithfully analyzed, mapped out, and reborn with new features that make it a must-have for the modern producer. The original compressor was well-known for the intimacy, air, and subtle saturation it gave to any audio it treated. As it moved from TV and radio studios to music-focused ones in the 60s and 70s, it became known for its ability to transform weak bottom-end into fat, harmonically rich bass, and bringing voices to life.

The simplicity of the original STA-Level was part of its appeal, and Arturia’s engineers have been faithful to the original design while adding a few modern touches. Through painstaking analysis of a 1950s original, Arturia’s audio engineers and developers were able to “measure the magic” on a component level.

The TUBE-STA plugin is a perfect blend of retro Americana with a modern French accent. It retains the iconic tone of a driven vacuum tube, with contemporary features that make it easy to use with modern setups and techniques. The top panel of the interface gives you access to all of the original controls, making it a simple, no-nonsense, and great sounding compressor. If you're looking for that magic vintage gear warmth to liven up your audio, the Arturia TUBE-STA is the perfect software effect for you.

Key Features

  • Accurately recreates the classic tube compressor in a virtual format
  • Utilizes Arturia's advanced TAE® analog modeling technology for an authentic sound
  • Features the original variable Recovery parameter for precise control
  • Includes additional creative side-chain features from Arturia
  • Allows for external side-chain triggering from an external source
  • Offers 5 creative detection modes, including M/S processing
  • Provides an advanced Side-chain EQ for further customization
  • Allows for direct monitoring of the side-chain signal
  • Includes a Dry/wet Mix knob for parallel compression
  • Features an Input-Output gain link switch for convenient control
  • Includes an analog clipping LED indicator for visual feedback
  • Comes with a comprehensive set of presets for easy starting points
  • Offers an A/B comparison setting for quick comparisons
  • Provides integrated tutorials and dynamic preset tips for guidance
  • Allows for resizing of the window for a customizable workspace
  • Utilizes state-of-the-art TAE® analog modeling technology for accurate sound reproduction.

Technical Specifications

Platforms Specifications
Windows
Win 10+ (64bit)
4 GB RAM
4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost)
1GB free hard disk space
OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
ARM processors not supported on Windows

Apple
Mac OS 11+
4 GB RAM
4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost) or Apple Silicon CPU
1GB free hard disk space
OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Required configuration
VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only).

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Arturia TUBE-STA Vacuum Tube Compressor Effect Plug-In

$9900

Arturia TUBE-STA Vacuum Tube Compressor Effect Plug-In.

Introducing the Arturia TUBE-STA: A Powerful Plugin for Vintage Compressor Lovers

The legendary Gates' STA-Level, a vacuum-tube powered compressor that delivered studio magic to bass and vocals since the 1950s, has been reimagined as a software effect. The Arturia TUBE-STA is an authentic recreation of the all-American valve-drawn compressor that was once a staple in early broadcast and recording studios.

With its dynamic performance, vintage tone, and simple controls, the TUBE-STA plugin is a must-have for modern producers who desire the warmth and tube-tone of the golden age of compressors. The original Gates® compressor had a quirky non-linear attack and release, which made it easy to use with almost any input. Its fantastic, harmonically rich sound, simple controls, and forgiving nature made it a favorite with radio and studio engineers.

With Arturia’s TAE® modelling technology, the TUBE-STA plugin has been faithfully analyzed, mapped out, and reborn with new features that make it a must-have for the modern producer. The original compressor was well-known for the intimacy, air, and subtle saturation it gave to any audio it treated. As it moved from TV and radio studios to music-focused ones in the 60s and 70s, it became known for its ability to transform weak bottom-end into fat, harmonically rich bass, and bringing voices to life.

The simplicity of the original STA-Level was part of its appeal, and Arturia’s engineers have been faithful to the original design while adding a few modern touches. Through painstaking analysis of a 1950s original, Arturia’s audio engineers and developers were able to “measure the magic” on a component level.

The TUBE-STA plugin is a perfect blend of retro Americana with a modern French accent. It retains the iconic tone of a driven vacuum tube, with contemporary features that make it easy to use with modern setups and techniques. The top panel of the interface gives you access to all of the original controls, making it a simple, no-nonsense, and great sounding compressor. If you're looking for that magic vintage gear warmth to liven up your audio, the Arturia TUBE-STA is the perfect software effect for you.

Key Features

Technical Specifications

Platforms Specifications
Windows
Win 10+ (64bit)
4 GB RAM
4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost)
1GB free hard disk space
OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
ARM processors not supported on Windows

Apple
Mac OS 11+
4 GB RAM
4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost) or Apple Silicon CPU
1GB free hard disk space
OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Required configuration
VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only).

Work with ASC
An elegant and simple solution to help you install, activate, and update your Arturia software.

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